Stourport StationFoundry Street
Station Commander: Daryl Justice
Station Type: On-call
Vehicles and Skills:
Incidents Attended in April 2014 to March 2015Total callouts: 247
The figures below are totals of the main types of incident attended within their station cover area and do not total all of the callouts.
- Fires: 51
- Road Traffic Collisions: 13
- Persons Rescued: 7
- Animals Rescued: 2
- False Alarms: 53
- Water Related: 0
Other Station Information
Stourport lies on the River Severn, south of Kidderminster and has a population of approximately 20,000 people. A marina and a network of associated canals are located near Stourport Fire Station and there are also significant industrial premises on the patch.
Stourport Fire Station is a retained fire station, so it is staffed solely by on-call firefighters, who respond to emergency calls whenever they are needed.
With regards to equipment, the station has a Dennis Sabre fire engine, which is a first-line attack engine that can carry a crew of up to six firefighters along with firefighting and rescue equipment.
The Environmental Protection Unit (EPU), who provide support to crews at incidents involving hazardous materials, are based at the station. Amongst other things, the EPU carries booms to protect rivers from the spread of pollution in event of a chemical spillage entering the water course.
On-call drill nights are held at the Fire Station every Wednesday commencing at 7.00pm